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Travel Blogs from Stirling
Robert Bruce at Stirling Castle. The Scottish hero who finally beat the English at Bannockburn.
The North Gate, the oldest surviving part of Stirling Castle, from 1351.
Stirling Castle has an entire set of rooms devoted to tapestry and its significance in medieval ...
... in a line of cars just to get into the castle. Once we parked we took a stroll down into the kitchen and saw what was made and how it was made for the royal family. Quite frankly I'm glad I live in this century with the food we have now. Then we discovered the tapestry studio. We saw a woman recreating a tapestry where the original is located in the metropolitan art museum. It was so beautiful and exquisite. We ...
... me greatly. When I asked, he explained that Bavarians generally prefer to be considered Bavarians, as opposed to their northern counterparts. This sparked a lengthy conversation in the pub later about why the differentiation was important. He told me that many of the cultural traditions like wearing lederhosen, drinking excessively at Oktoberfest and wenches with big jugs come from Bavaria, and that the attribution of these cultural quirks to the Germans at large by ...
... br> After classes yesterday Paige, Rachel, Ally, Gina and I went to the mall which is called "Thistles". Taking the bus into Stirling is so easy and convenient as long as you understand the times that it comes.. which has been quite unlikely for us lately but I do think we're getting better! When we got into Stirling, we stopped at the pound stretcher which is basically a cvs/dollar store type thing that has everything you need. I desperately needed hangers so I ...
... Went through some classics and others we didn't know, but they were just good entertainment. They talked a little during each song but not too much as they had to cut their usual three hour set down to just one hour. We loved it, it had a very Flight of the Conchords feel to it with the blunt deadpan kiwi humour! From what we gathered most of the crowd loved them but the lady next to Jamie just glared the whole time with no reaction. Don't think she got it.
Other places to stay in Stirling
Spittal Street, Stirling | 4 star hotelfrom $151
- Friendly staff
- Hogmanay in Stirling highly recommended
Springkerse Business Park, Stirling | 2 star hotelfrom $102
8-10 King St., Stirling | 2 star hotelfrom $106
Ballengeich Rd., Stirling | Hotelfrom $40
Denny Rd., Stirling | Hotelfrom $47
4 Melville Terrace, Stirling | 3 star hotelfrom $130
Castle Wynd, Stirling | Hotelfrom $124